Father’s Day Dinner Ideas

Father’s Day is such a special day to me but also very hard. On one side I feel so very grateful and lucky that I get to celebrate my sweet husband!! He is truly the worlds best dad!! The most patient, helpful and caring dad out there! Brooks is literally his best friend and they…

5 Ingredient Baked Penne

I use these ingredients every time Iā€™m making a pasta with marinara sauce!! So easy and tastes just like homemade! When I need to switch it up I like to change my noodles and bake it! Adding extra cheese never hurt anything!! You can also prep this in 15 minutes! Such a great weeknight meal!!…

Quick and Easy Lasagna Soup

If you’re looking for a healthy and easy dinner this is it!!! You get the comforting flavors of lasagna mixed with the hearty and healthy broth, I’m not going to lie, I ate 2 bowls! I am obsessed!! You guys will LOVE it!! Also makes the perfect leftovers!! I made it in the instant pot,…

Cacio E Pepe

Ok! I honestly will take pasta in any form, but this one has got to be one of my top 5!! I love how easy it is but if its done right its absolutely amazing!! Good ingredients really don’t need a lot to make them tasty!! Also, if you follow my Instagram you’ll know I…

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tortellini

This 5 ingredient pasta is one you will be making over and over! It’s so easy but so incredibly comforting!! I love that the red peppers give it a sweet flavor to balance the salty cheese! Yum Yum!! Ingredients– 1 lb 5 cheese tortellini– 2 tbsp butter– 1 cup heavy whipping cream– 2 roasted red…

Crunchy Risotto Balls

I’ve actually never made these before. I usually make risotto cakes which is basically the same thing just flat šŸ™‚ but these were so yummy!! So crunchy on the outside and creamy in the middle!! I did not get around to making my red pepper sauce but I used my go-to Rao’s and it was…

Bacon and Leek Risotto

This is by far one of my favorite dishes to make!! It takes some love but it is totally worth it! It’s also so good the next day as risotto balls (arancini) or risotto cakes with a simple arugula salad! I will be turning this into some mozzarella stuffed arancini tomorrow and I’m almost more…

Angel Hair with Meat Sauce

My mom used to make this every week and once I left the house I did too! It is for sure one of the best meals for a large crowd but always took a couple of hours for the sauce to cook! Now I never make it from scratch because this jar tomato sauce is…

Pesto Cream Pasta with Parmesan Crusted Chicken

This is another favorite that I got at my neighborhood Italian restaurant every time we went!! I have tried to recreate it so many times over the years and I finally figured it out! The sauce is SO creamy, salty and cheesy which pairs perfectly with the crunchy parmesan chicken! I’m pretty sure that this…

Spinach and Sausage Calzone

There is this little Italian place called Covino’s near the neighborhood I grew up in. We went probably a couple times a month and we would get this every time!! I tried to recreate it and honestly it has been so long since i’ve had it that I missed a few things, but it was…